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    • Masquerade

    • Unchained Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Maria McKenzie
    • Narrated by: Madison Vaughn
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Celebrated actress Lavinia Hargraves performs her most challenging role offstage. Although born in 1872 to Daniel Taylor, a white man and wealthy landowner in Southern California, Lavinia's mother, Lori, is a Negro and former slave. Lavinia, who appears white, is desperate to hide her Negro ancestry as well as pursue her dream of becoming the world's greatest actress.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • WOW....I CRY BULL$&@!

    • By brenda transon on 07-28-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Escape

    • Unchained Series, Book 1
    • By: Maria McKenzie
    • Narrated by: Madison Vaughn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Daniel and Lori love each other, yet to live as one in 1856, they must escape from the unyielding society that imprisons them. Lori was born a slave in North Carolina, yet by chance was raised alongside Daniel in a wealthy abolitionist household. The sudden death of Daniel's mother catapults Lori back into bondage. Relegated to chattel on a rice plantation, Lori lives in constant fear under the tormenting scrutiny of Daniel's wretched aunt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I am so happy I read this book. I loved it so much

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-09-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Revelation

    • Unchained Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Maria McKenzie
    • Narrated by: Madison Vaughn
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Light-skinned Selina Standish lives a life of emotional pain and torment. In 1906, at the age of eight, she is convinced by her mother, actress Lavinia Standish, the daughter of a slave, to pass as white. Although Selina yields to her mother's insistence to pass, she refuses to cut ties completely with her Negro relatives, including her twin brother, a child her mother deems too dark. However, at age 17, in the year 1915, Selina meets wealthy Southerner Jack Cosgrove, the man of her dreams. Keeping her ancestry a secret, Selina is conflicted by Jack's negative attitude toward her race.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What are phenomenal book this was. I truly enjoyed

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-09-18

    Regular price: $27.99